5 Events This May To Attend In NYC

May in New York City is full of great activities! Whether you want to spend time outdoors appreciating the blooming foliage, join a dance party in Bryant Park or hear Billy Joel rock out at MSG, we have the events for you! Keep reading and check out our 5 suggested May activities for all Glenwood residents to enjoy this spring!


Courtesy of Bryant Park

Take Part In The Bryant Park Dance Party

On Wednesday nights from May 1stthrough June 7th, participate in the fun dance party that takes place at Bryant Park. Each week features a different type of dance and music! It is sure to be a great time whether you are looking for a date night activity or something fun for the whole family. Bryant Park is located closest to Glenwood’s midtown west buildings.

  • May 1stis Salsa Night
  • May 8this Latin and Ballroom Night
  • May 15this Contra Dance Night
  • May 22nd is R&B Night
  • May 29th is Cumbia Night
  • June 5th is LGBTQ Dance Night
  • June 7th is Latin Dance Festival


Courtesy of Shakespeare In The Park

Shakespeare In The Park

May marks the month that Shakespeare In The Park begins! On May 21st, be sure to catch Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. The production runs at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park and showings in May are:

  • May 21st, May 22nd, May 23rd, May 24th, May 25th, May 26th, May 28th, May 29th, May 30th, and May 31stall at 8pm!

Click here to learn about tickets. This is such a fun spring into summer event in NYC that no matter what Glenwood building you live in, uptown or downtown, come participate in this fun!

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Billy Joel at MSG

While there is nothing as refreshing as a beautiful spring time day, May often is a bit overcast and rainy! If you are looking for a fun activity to attend indoors this May, check out the Billy Joel concert May 9th8pm at MSG! This is closest to Glenwood midtown residents! But who doesn’t love Billy Joel?! It is a great idea for a fun Thursday night.


The Central Park Conservatory Garden Tour

Spring drizzle makes for beautiful blooming trees and flowers! If you are a lover of the spring time foliage, you should check out the Central Park Conservatory Garden Tour on May 11thfrom 11am-12:30pm. Meet the tour at The Vanderbilt Gates at 1845 5thAvenue (105thStreet). Learn about the architecture and gardens along this guided Central Park Staff led tour! This is closest to Glenwood uptown buildings like Hampton Court or The Brittany.


Courtesy of The World’s Fare

The World’s Fare—Diversity Through Cuisine

Take part in this great event occurring May 18thand May 19that Citi Field! What better way to celebrate diversity than to try and appreciate food of all different cultures! There will be over 100 international food vendors set up for you to try from. There will be drinks and live music too! General admission tickets start at $23 and VIP tickets are $199. Limited tickets are available to make sure to purchase yours ahead of time!

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